Ain’t no mountain high enough! Bas Smith summits Denali

“Certainly one of the adventure highlights of my life… it was a fantastic achievement to pull this off in the style that we did.”  That’s how Ray White Queenstown Principal Director Bas Smith described summiting Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America. The unforgiving Denali, with a summit elevation of more than 6,100 metres… Read more »

Ray White opens office in New Plymouth

Well known real estate duo Jane and Carey Simonson have just opened a new Ray White New Plymouth in Taranaki. Mrs Simonson has been successfully selling in the local area for the past 13 years, with her husband joining her just over two years ago. Having previously worked in other local agencies, Mr and Mrs… Read more »

Collaborating with communities in Whangarei

This week Ray White Whangarei and Tutukaka officially launched their latest community initiative: “We Can Help With That” a community fund that provides grants to a range of eligible community organisations, schools, groups, charities, causes and individuals throughout the Whangarei District. Within 24 hours the first application was in. “The team have been blown away… Read more »

Sweeping views in Hawkes Bay paradise

South Africa, United Kingdom, Middle East, Australia, China and the USA. Rob and Joanne Wheater have lived all over the world for more than 20 years of their lives, but eventually the call of home, and Hawkes Bay particularly, was just too strong to ignore any longer. Enter 54 Aintree Road in Havelock North. “I… Read more »

Firefighter Sky Tower Challenge no problem for Ray White strong men

Two Ray White heroes have raised thousands of dollars for a very worthy cause, by facing a gruelling vertical climb challenge of more than 1,000 steps. Wayne Maguire, business owner of five offices including Ray White Mission Bay and salesperson Todd Weeks from Ray White Arrowtown. Both proved they are so much more than real… Read more »

Ray White puts focus on family business

There’s no more important issue at the beating heart of the Ray White Group than the importance of family business. Some 80 Ray White business owners, many with their families, attended the second Ray White Succession & Family Business Forum at the Marriott Hotel on the Gold Coast, facilitated by Harvard Business School-trained Carey Smith,… Read more »

Ray White New Zealand welcomes new leader in Nelson Region

The Ray White Group has just welcomed Mark Rumsey to the family as the new business owner, principal and licensed agent for Ray White Nelson, Richmond and Motueka in the beautiful Upper South Island. A business owner for the last decade, Mr Rumsey said he was excited about his next chapter, heading up not one… Read more »

Tiny homes being sold for big cause

Two tiny houses are going under the hammer for a huge cause at midday on Saturday, May 18. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom homes on wheels have been crafted by 20 of Christchurch’s tradies in training from the Ara Institute of Canterbury. Ray White Ferrymead is proudly managing the auction, covering all standard agent costs, which means… Read more »

It was a Beary interesting Easter in Kerikeri

Fostering the ongoing relationship with Plunket in Northland, Ray White Kerikeri ran their annual Ray White Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Kerikeri on Sunday 14 April 2019. The event saw hundreds converge on Kerikeri’s Stone Store Basin for an afternoon of entertainment which included a teddy bear parade, colouring competitions, a giant bubble display, raffles, games… Read more »

Real estate titans set to help Christchurch rise

A powerful collective of Australasian real estate industry titans have rallied together to stage a conference called RISE2019, with all proceeds going to the victims of the families of the recent violence in Christchurch. Industry veteran of 35 years, Chris Hanley OAM, who owns First National Byron Bay, was so deeply affected by the recent violence… Read more »

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  • 2.2 Million Dollar Man – Simon Siddells

    Auctions are the key for Simon Siddells from our Redcliffs office. In one week Simon Siddells marketed and sold three properties by auction to a total value of just on $2.2m. All three auctions were held on-site and all had multiple bidders even though all three properties had a completely different target market. This success… Read more »

  • Kohimarama Re-Positions their Branding

    John Halstead and Peter Best, the owners of the Ray White Kohimarama office, have recently re-branded their business to the latest Ray White livery. In talking with Peter Best, he has been running the agency from that location for the last 18 years.  It is the only real estate office in Kohimarama and is located… Read more »

  • Ray White Howick’s New Location

    Three months ago Bob Mountfort and Neil Baker took the bold step of deciding to re-locate their business in Howick to a new central location which in capacity is three times the size of their previous location. The Howick shopping area has a village feel about it and the new Ray White office is well… Read more »

  • Ponsonby Office Lights Up

    The Ray White Ponsonby office has moved to the new branding of Ray White.  Last Wednesday night the office was completed and “switched on”.  It is an image that is setting new standards in the industry.  The Ponsonby office is located towards the western end of Ponsonby Road and has a high profile aspect to… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ Launches Concierge

    Predictions about the future of the real estate market are as changeable as the statistics, but recent figures from the leading real estate group Ray White show that the Auckland market is tightening in favour of the seller. Figures for June and July 2009 for Ray White in the greater Auckland area show that the… Read more »

  • Ray White at the Auckland Home Show

    Simon and Glynn Pritchett, husband and wife team at the Kohimarama office, manned a Ray White stand in Hall 9 at the Auckland Home Show which ran from Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th September. Simon, a well known interior designer, has had an association with the show for over 18 years, and saw this as… Read more »

  • Ray White CEO appears on NZI Business

    Ray White CEO Carey Smith appears on NZI Business TV1 responding to recent changes in the property market.

  • Ray White NZ August Sales Surge 47%

    The  August property sales results for the Ray White Group throughout New Zealand have seen an increase of 47% on the same time last year.  These results are also reflected in the increase in listing stock, which has seen the company lift 27% more properties than this time last year. The Northland region increased its… Read more »

  • Ray White Opens in Opotiki

    The Ray White Group is proud to announce the opening of its 130th office throughout New Zealand in the central North Island market of Opotiki.  Jackie Rooney, who is  the Principal Officer of the new Ray White office, commented that in order to provide better services to her clients she has aligned her business with… Read more »

  • South Island Agent Embraces Auction

      Brent Sterm sold his first auction at 10 Martin Ave in Wakefield last Sunday. The street was clustered with cars, balloons were hanging from every letter box, and the profile for Grant Chaney and Ray White was huge. Prior to the main event a pamper package to Hanmer Springs Heritage Hotel and Hot Springs was auctioned… Read more »